The opening ceremony of the “Training in Project Management for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam (CLMV) Officers” was held yesterday at the Park Royal Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw.
At the opening ceremony, U Min Lwin, Myanmar Permanent Representative to ASEAN, delivered welcoming remarks followed by opening remarks by Mr. Kazuo Sunaga, Japanese Ambassador to ASEAN. At the ceremony, a keynote address was given by U Myint Thu, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Present at the opening ceremony were senior officials from the Government of Myanmar, representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat and training participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam.
In the evening, U Hau Khan Sum, Director-General of ASEAN Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the Welcome Dinner to the guests and training participants. The training program was jointly organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar and Permanent Mission of Myanmar to ASEAN with the support of Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) under the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI). The program aims to enhance the skills of officials from the CLMV Countries in project cycle management through lectures, practical and sharing sessions, case studies and group work/exercise. A total of 55 participants; 25 representatives from different Ministries of Myanmar and 30 representatives from Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam are taking part in the three-day training.